FAIRFIELD, Conn. ? Infielder Courtney Hankins and pitcher Destinee Pallotto earned a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Northeast All-Region Team. Both student-athletes were placed on the organization's regional third team based on vote by the region's head coaches. The appearances marked the second time that Hankins received the honor and the first time for Pallotto.
Megan Beach has been named to All-Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Second Team, as announced today by the organization. Beach was a shutdown defender for Fairfield University Women's Lacrosse on its run to the 2018 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship.
Fairfield University Swimming and Diving Head Coach Anthony Bruno announced today a total of 17 new additions to the men's and women's team for the upcoming 2018-19 season. This year's incoming class consists of seven swimmers and two divers for the women's team and seven swimmers and one diver for the men's team.
Seven Fairfield University athletic teams were cited for excellence in the classroom by receiving the NCAA's Public Recognition Award, given to programs which score in the top 10 percent of their sports in the most recent Academic Progress Rates. Women's Basketball, Field Hockey, Men's Golf, Women's Lacrosse, Softball, Men's and Women's Tennis, collected the award by achieving an Academic Progress Rate (APR) that ranked among the top 10 percent in their respective sport.
BOSTON ? Six different teams took home the top grade-point average in their respective sport, as the University of Hartford combined for a GPA of 3.29 to earn a second place finish in the America East 2018-19 Walter Harrison Academic Cup standings.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ? The University of Hartford Department of Athletics saw its student-athletes post another successful semester in the classroom this spring. The Hawks combined to earn a 3.25 departmental grade point average for the spring 2019 semester, marking the 26th consecutive semester Hartford's student-athletes have finished with at least a 3.0 departmental GPA.
Quinnipiac men?s basketball head coach Tom Moore has announced the hiring of Tony Newsom as an assistant coach heading into the 2015-16 season. Newsom comes to Quinnipiac after four seasons as the associate head coach at Fairfield University.
Former Quinnipiac University men?s basketball standout Ousmane Drame (Boston, Massachusetts) has inked his first professional contract over in Spain, as the 6-9 forward has signed a contract with FIATC Joventut, as announced on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by the franchise. The deal is a two-year contract.
Former Quinnipiac men's basketball standout Evan Conti (Bayside, N.Y.) will begin his professional playing career over in Israel, as the 6-4 guard has signed a contract with Hapoel Be'er Sheva, announced on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 by the franchise. Terms of the contract have not been disclosed.
Quinnipiac men's basketball legend Frank Vieira visited the University's TD Bank Sports Center on Monday, Aug. 3. The Bobcats' all-time leading scorer is Quinnipiac's 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Honor Roll selection.
Three members of the 2014-15 Quinnipiac men's basketball team have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. The NABC honored Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.), Justin Harris (Paterson, N.J.) and Emanuel Binyam (Rockville, Md.) ? a second straight selection for all three student-athletes.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - After defeating Hartford, 98-89 at home Tuesday, the Sacred Heart men?s basketball team hits the road to take on Boston College on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men?s basketball team defeated visiting University of Hartford, 98-89, Tuesday night on Coach Bike Court at the Pitt Center. The victory improves the Pioneers to 3-4 on the year, while the Hawks fall to 2-6.
SHU had six players score in double figures and shot 58.6 percent from the field to earn the win. Sean Hoehn led the Pioneers with a team-high 22 points, while Cameron Parker added 12 points and 10 assists for the first double-double of his collegiate career.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - After falling to Binghamton 78-73 on the road Saturday, the Sacred Heart men?s basketball team returns home to play host to in-state rival Hartford on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Pitt Center.
VESTAL, N.Y. - Sean Hoehn?s career-high 35 points was not enough, as the Sacred Heart men?s basketball fell to Binghamton, 78-73, on the road Saturday afternoon at Dr. Bai Lee at Events Center
The Pioneers had three players score in double-figures, with Hoehn?s career-high 35 points leading the way. Kinnon LaRose recorded his first double-double of the season with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, while Aaron Clarke added 10 points and four assists in the loss.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - After going 1-2 at the Brown Bears Tip-Off Classic, the Sacred Heart University men?s basketball team travels to Vestal, New York to take on Binghamton on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. on ESPN+.
Miye Oni?s professional basketball career will likely begin with the Utah Jazz. Oni was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the second round of Thursday?s NBA Draft, but his rights were rumored to be traded to the Jazz. He was chosen 58th overall.
Miye Oni, the Ivy League Player of the Year who helped lead Yale to a league title and an NCAA Tournament appearance this winter, has elected to remain eligible for the NBA Draft to pursue his lifelong dream of playing professional basketball.
Trey Phills ?19 excelled on the court during his Yale career, earning a number of accolades, including All-Ivy recognition. He also was active in the community. And for that, he has received another prestigious honor. Phills was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2019 Give Back Team, which recognizes 10 men?s student-athletes from across the nation for their outstanding community service efforts.
Six seniors were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. Trey Phills (Charlotte, N.C.) of the men?s basketball team and Kate Zendell (Suffern, N.Y.) of the women?s cross country and track and field teams were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Carrie Heilbrun (Fairfax Station, Va.) of the women?s swimming and diving team and Simon Whiteman (Trumbull, Conn.) of the baseball team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Shelby Kennedy (Vail, Ariz.) of the softball team and James Kochanski (Colorado Springs, Colo.) of the men?s soccer team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.
James Jones, the winningest men?s basketball coach in Yale history, has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the helm of the program through 2026, Director of Athletics Vicky Chun announced.